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Taste Korea, Take Home Local Specialty Food Tourism Souvenirs
Taste Korea, Take Home Local Specialty Food Tourism Souvenirs
  • By ImagineYourKorea
  • 승인 2022.11.14 21:47
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South Korea is not only well-known for its traditional food but also famous for its treats and specialty
Korean Specialty Food
Korean Specialty Food


Korea Tourism Organization, in collaboration with Lotte Department Store Sisihosi (Curation store), has developed local specialty food souvenir products from around the country. After picking 100 food nominees based on the data collected through a survey from foreign travelers, eight “Local Specialty Food Tourism Souvenir” were made after a year of preparation and development.

The eight food items are seaweed snack, pork jerky, tofu chip, wafer, crab shell paste, fermented tea, grain syrup caramel, wild herb and vegetables mushroom rice. They will be sold at the pop-up store on the 1st basement floor of the Lotte Department Store Main Branch in Sogong-dong from November 11-17, as well as Sisihosi stores in five other Lotte Department Store branches (Gimpo, Dongtan, Pyeongchon, Busan, and Incheon) from November 17-24, Project Rent 05 pop-up store in Seongsu-dong from November 21-27, and at DDP “Korea Tourist Souvenir Fair 2022” running from December 2-3.

More info

Pop-up Stores

- Lotte Department Store: B1 “+82 Terminal / K-Local Souvenir Shop” / November 11-17, 2022
- Project Rent 05 in Seongsu-dong / November 21-27, 2022

Online Store
Lotte On / November 14-20, 2022

Souvenir List
- Yakdol Pork Jerky: Has a chewy and soft texture (Mungyeong, Gyeongsangbuk-do)
- Kelp Tofu Chip: Made in traditional method with low sodium and has soft texture (Wando, Jeollanam-do)
- Grain Syrup Caramel Set: Made from traditional Korean sweetener (Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do)
- Pomegranate / Yuja Wafer: Made using pomegranate and yuja from Goheung, perfect with coffee or tea (Goheung, Jeollanam-do)
- Yuja Mint Fermented Tea: Tea from Boseong with a refreshing yuja scent (Boseong, Jeollanam-do)
- Crunchy Seaweed Snack: Crunchy baked seaweed snack with cheese or whole grain (Seocheon, Chungcheongnam-do)
- Nutritious Wild Herb and Vegetables / Mushroom Rice – Nutrition-packed vegan food (Cheongdo, Gyeongsangbuk-do)
- Snow Crab Shell Paste - For those wanting to add a seafood flavor to their meal (Yeongdeok, Gyeongsangbuk-do)

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